Disobedience, Sin, And Revenge In Milton's Paradise Lost

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Paradise lost reviews its inner beauty with the guidance of confinement, man's first disobedience, sin, and revenge. Confinement: To keep or restrict someone or something within certain limits of (space, scope, quantity, or time). Confinement ties to Satan’s perspective of the Garden of Eden because he feels as if he does not belong. The book portrays jealousy from Satan since Adam and Eve live royally in Paradise. Because Adam and Eve live like kings/queens, sin rises to make a strike within Adam and Eve, forcing them to eat from the tree of knowledge as Satan continues to disturb God’s work. Like a prison, hell is seen as a factory full of ungrateful and menacing angels consuming confinement as if they were hungry like piranhas in a …show more content…
The serpent (Satan) is tempting Eve into eating the forbidden fruit. With the arguments the snake is bringing up, Eve can no longer rationalize therefore she gives in and eats the forbidden fruit, “Greedily she engorged without restraint, And knew not eating death. Satiate at length and heightened as with wine” With diction such as “Greedily she engorged” shows the lack of restraint associated with Eve’s sin. And throughout the poem, the fruit symbolized the downfall of man, and it led to the seven deadly sins. Look how she ate “Greedily,” “engorged without restraint” and “heightened as with wine.” Therefore the irony appears to be that Eve is “eating death” without even know …show more content…
Satan only seeks for revenge because he is jealous, but he also knows he does not have the power to take over God’s kingdom, so he plans to annoy God, disturbing his work. This way it has the same essence to revenge. The Tone of annoyance plays a big part to the imagery of Satan overpowering God in a way that is viewed differently. Because Adam and Eve live like kings/ queens in the Garden of Eden, Satan becomes outrageous, so he plans to convince one of them to sin forcing God to kick them out and allow Sin into the world. And with Sin, Death becomes available for all who have turned from god (sin). These two main factors cause Chaos to come to play which act as a form of revenge from Satan to the almighty

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